Policy papers and public speeches that are primarily intended for a local audience are originally drafted in Chinese, with an English translation that may carry less weight. Photo: ReutersPolicy papers and public speeches that are primarily intended for a local audience are originally drafted in Chinese, with an English translation that may carry less weight. Photo: Reuters
Policy papers and public speeches that are primarily intended for a local audience are originally drafted in Chinese, with an English translation that may carry less weight. Photo: Reuters

Relax civil service language policy to attract best talent

Richard Sheung says language requirements constitute radical localisation

Policy papers and public speeches that are primarily intended for a local audience are originally drafted in Chinese, with an English translation that may carry less weight. Photo: ReutersPolicy papers and public speeches that are primarily intended for a local audience are originally drafted in Chinese, with an English translation that may carry less weight. Photo: Reuters
Policy papers and public speeches that are primarily intended for a local audience are originally drafted in Chinese, with an English translation that may carry less weight. Photo: Reuters
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